Heather Parry is one of the top television and film producers in the world. Her work spans three decades and includes collaborations with some of the biggest brands in the industry including Happy Madison Productions and MTV. Parry has a passion for music and has been a part of some major music documentaries through her company Live Nation. This work has allowed her to be a part of another huge film “A Star is Born.”
Parry got her start working for MTV News. For twelve years she co-produced a number of films including “The Longest Yard” and 50 Cent’s “Get Rich or Die Trying.” From 2005 to 2015 Heather Parry worked with Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Production. During this decade she continued to produce very good films which include “The House Bunny” and “Pixels.” She would soon go on to begin her own company Live Nation where she currently serves as the company President. As the head of Live Nation, Parry has been responsible for some major musical films including Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story, Believer, and Gaga: Five Foot Two.
Live Nation was launched in 2015. The company owns over 100 music festivals around the world. The company has learned how to use these festivals to become an asset to music related films. The company was the perfect fit for 2018’s “A Star is Born.” Heather and Live Nation played a major role in expanding access to the film. Fans across the globe were able to watch the film as a result of this collaboration.
Heather Parry has put together an incredible resume. She continues to be a leader in the film production world.
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Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart comprise the Chainsmokers. Their electronics soundscapes are masterfully crafted and include vocalists and songwriters. Their ambition has led to a unique personalization of their dance music. They have woven intimacy into a genre often void of emotion and sterile. The pair met in New York and the rest is history. As soon as they started talking they both knew they were ambitious, driven and were aware of what worked and what did not. This was when they first began to shape their identity. They spent every day working on their music, learning, discussing core values and creating their identity.
Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart create music people can identify with on a deep level. They question everything, are on the path to self discovery and are consistently checking themselves. They remain engaging and interesting because they are not afraid to try something new. They have become a lot more than dance music. The pair are a fan of every type of music and often blur the lines between the different genres. They allow their audience to hear a big song before they put out another one. This is a part of their creative and artistic freedom. By the time one group hears one of their they have already released another.
Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart often write songs about their own experiences as opposed to using a songwriter. The types of songs vary but they all contain the essence of the duo. They have started figuring out who they are and the songs on their albums now relate to one another and are much more cohesive. Their music is also becoming more international due to Instagram. It is becoming popular in South Africa and the Philippines. They have received videos of both parents and kids singing their songs because their music appeals to all ages. They are excited about this because they made the music for themselves. They perform their music for all ages and try to make their performances as elaborate as possible. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart continue to grow and change while their popularity grows.